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Manuel Lassala Sangermán
(Valencia, 738 - Valencia, 1806)

Fables. LASSALA. Fabulae Locmani sapientis ex arabico sermone latinis versibus interpretatae.

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Manuel Lassala Sangermán
(Valencia, 738 - Valencia, 1806)

Fables. LASSALA. Fabulae Locmani sapientis ex arabico sermone latinis versibus interpretatae.
 

LUQMAN - LASSALA SANGERMÁN, Manuel. Fabulae Locmani sapientis ex arabico sermone latinis versibus interpretatae ab Emmanuele Lassala.

Bononiae, Ex Typographia S.Thomae Aquinatis, 1780

4to; binding in boards; pp. 43, including half title and title page, 1 bl. Vignette on title page ‘Sokratous’, half title, title page and woodcut frame. Slight sign of wear on half title, good specimen with wide margins.

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Very rare first Italian edition and first edition of the Latin translation of the famous Jesuit Spanish Manuel Lassala Sangermán. Amthal Luqman al-hakim, said Luqman the Wise, was a legendary character of the pre-Islamic era quoted in the Koran. This version of Esopo's fables, which came to Europe through adaptation in Syriac, is attributed to him.
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